Here’s a small treasure I found a few month ago at my parents place. Two vintage engineering books “Der neuzeitliche Maschienenbau” by Curt Hanfland. My grandpa bought them once. I guess there is no English version of those. I totally
Getting the head prepared for glass particle blasting.
As I mentioned before I bought two bikes to start with. So I got two XS750 engines to choose from. One of them wasn’t running for more then a decade and the other one was pretty much at the end
Finalizing the lines of the fuel tank and the seat. Way more work then I expected it to be. Now, the base plate of the seat needs a bit more stiffness and under the seat will be a compartment for all
Finally I got a rolling chassis. Almost like a motorcycle – just without engine!
I’m not exactly sure if I should go for K&N filters or inlet trumpets. The filters keeps the dirt away. But the turbulences they are producing are not exactly what I’m looking for. At the moment I tent more towards the
One of the threads of the mounts of the rear suspension was badly damaged. There was just not enough material left to fix it. Because there is not really a big load on the screw – it just prevents the
Vintage decoration in a hotel lobby in Espot, Pyrenees.
In winter 2014/2015 I finally started the project and bought two XS750 in a poor condition. In those days I’ve been living in Spain and most of the year I was traveling for work. My house there didn’t had a garage
Found this one in a friends shed. Think it was build by his grandpa. Straight forward and reduced design: piece of wood, motor and a big saw blade.